Tag Archives: fat acceptance

Finding inspiration

Why does it always seem to happen that, right before I’m going on vacation, everything blows up at work? I have a long and growing list of things I need to either get moving or wrap up before I leave. … Continue reading

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Long runs and fat acceptance as civil rights

I’m just going to turn this into a complaining-about-the-weather blog, ok? It was 2 degrees (yes, Fahrenheit) this morning. The general consensus is that no one should leave their house and we should all have the day off so we … Continue reading

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Friggin’ built unicorns

I’m acutely aware of the fact that I haven’t been running much lately. I like running, I miss running, but lifting heavy and distance running don’t go together very well. Today, though, I decided to gut it out and add … Continue reading

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2014 Recap

2014 was a busy year, wasn’t it? Between work and travel and events, it was simply packed full of stuff.  And somewhere in between all that stuff, I kept committed to activity because it honestly kept me sane– and because … Continue reading

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Setting effective goals

Hamster wheel today (or elliptical, as normal people call it) to warm up all my sore parts. I spent 45 minutes on it with a stupid fashion magazine and a stupid real estate show on HGTV with my brain 100% … Continue reading

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Too Swole

I hit the gym today with tired shoulders, arms and hands. The backs of my shoulder sockets are sore to the touch, even. I guess I don’t have to worry about it until next summer, but swimming sure does a … Continue reading

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My body defies logic

Someone has injected hot fire into my leg-ular area. Oww. I’m not sure how, after nearly a year of pretty intense lifting and substantial strength gains, I can manage a workout that leaves me this sore the day after. Muscles, … Continue reading

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Rearrange it

I’ve been working through NRoL4W for a while now, and as I go along I wind up slowly adding, subtracting, modifying and splitting exercises. My latest target is the combined deadlift/bent-over row. I’ve decided I like the low position bent-over … Continue reading

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Whoa! Amazing!

It feels like forever since I’ve been out for a run, and I’ve been so antsy! I was hoping to get one in this weekend, but I was so busy– my friends’ wedding was on Saturday (it was so fun, … Continue reading

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Upper body fun times

Sigh. I think I overdid it on Wednesday (both squats and deadlifts on the first day back to lifting in 3 months? what was I thinking?) and I am super duper lower body sore, even 2 days later. Walking hurts; … Continue reading

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